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aphis

noun \ˈā-fəs also ˈa-fəs\
plural aphi·des \ˈā-fə-ˌdēz, ˈa-fə-\

Definition of APHIS

:  any of a genus (Aphis) of aphids; broadly :  aphid

Origin of APHIS

New Latin Aphid-, Aphis, genus name
First Known Use: 1763

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